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Combat Systems Where We Are… Where We’re Going… Larry D. Hollingsworth Colonel, Infantry Project Manager 22 Sep 2005.

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1 Combat Systems Where We Are… Where We’re Going… Larry D. Hollingsworth Colonel, Infantry Project Manager 22 Sep 2005

2 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep 05 2

3 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep 05 3 Purpose Orient you on the Ground Combat Component of the HBCT HBCT Fleet Strategy Modularize Sustain Modernize The Future

4 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep 05 4 Program Executive Office Ground Combat Systems PEO GCS maintains a total Army perspective in managing the development, acquisition, testing, systems integration, product improvement, and fielding that places the best ground combat systems in the hands of our soldiers Combat Systems Abrams Tank Bradley Fighting Vehicle Paladin / FAASV M113 Joint Lightweight Howitzer 155mm (Army & Marine) Joint Robotics Systems (Army & Marine) Stryker Brigade Combat Team Modular Brigade Enhancements Spin Out Management

5 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep 05 5 Mission Deliver, Sustain and modernize combat power for the Army’s Heavy Brigade Combat Team formations Army’s Executive Agent for Life Cycle Management of the Abrams, Bradley, M113, M109, and Knight family of vehicles. Our fleet management responsibilities include the design, development, production and fielding of safe, reliable, and lethal ground combat systems Our current focus Supports Deployed Forces, Modularity, Reset, Recapitalization, Leave Behind Maintenance and Spin-Out Technology Insertion Support the Fight ** Sustain the Fleet ** Build the Future

6 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep 05 6 PM Combat Systems Leadership Combat Systems PM COL Larry Hollingsworth DPM Mr. Michael Asada Bradley / M113 PM LTC Andres Contreras DPM Mr. Ed Lewis Fire Support PM LTC Pete Reyneirse DPM Mr. Marlin Carlsen Abrams PM LTC Michael Flanagan DPM Mr. Michael Martell

7 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep 05 7 Current Priorities Our #1 Priority is to Support Units Engaged in GWOT and those Units Preparing to Deploy Execute Reset for HBCT Platforms Execute Modularity Bradley-Abrams-Paladin Durability - Reliability (Bradley Transmission and Abrams Engine) Process Improvement Right-size the Organization

8 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep 05 8 The Systems We Manage 28,293 Platforms M1A1 M1A1 AIM M104 Wolverine M1A2 SEP M2/3A2 M2/3A2 ODS M2/3A3 BCV ODS BCV A3 C2V2 M577A3 M113A3 M1068A3 M3A3 BFIST M992A2 (FAASV) M109A6 Paladin M7 BFIST 6,046 Abrams FoV 1,895 Paladins/ FAASVs 13,693 M113 FoV 6,659 Bradley FoV

9 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep 05 9 Transformation XX 20XX 20XX CURRENT FUTURE SBCT HBCT FCS IBCT Transformation Integrates Heavy, Light, Stryker BCTs and FCS Delivers Complimentary War Fighting Capability

10 Life Cycle Management within the Heavy Brigade Combat Team

11 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep Cost Performance Schedule AMC Industry Unit Depot G3 G8 G4 Risk Modularize Sustain Modernize One Team One Vision PM Life Cycle Management Command RDECOM

12 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep Army Forces Generation Model ARFORGEN DEPLOYED Avail Alert Swell Reset / TNG DEPLOYED Title 11 Title 10 Title 32 State Prep 6 6 Avail USAR CONUS Day-to-Day Years 1/4 RESERVE COMPONENT 72 MONTH DEPLOYMENT CYCLE ACTIVE COMPONENT 36 MONTH DEPLOYMENT CYCLE Synchronizes the Right Force Mix with the Right Equipment Mix at the Right Time PM Objective is to “ONLY TOUCH THE UNIT ONCE”

13 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep HBCT Fleet Strategy OPTEMPO STRESS STUDY AGING FLEET Modularize ARMY CAMPAIGN PLAN RESET RECAP Leave Behind Equip Stay Behind Maintenance Sustain Modernize Commonality Power Management Tiger Engine Bradley Transmission Digital Fire Control Lethality FCS Spin Outs Heavy Brigade Combat Team

14 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep XX 20XX MODULARITY MODERNIZATION SUSTAINMENT RESET RECAP CURRENT FUTURE Synchronized Through 2050 Requires Partnerships with Industry, FORSCOM and AMC Requires Centralized Management and Oversight Leverages Centralized Funds Management (OMA and PAA) Requires Balance between Current and Future Forces

15 Modularity

16 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep From My Foxhole... XX Army of Excellence - Division Focused Large, powerful, fixed organizations UEx Modularity – Brigade Combat Team Focused Modular, more deployable, more lethal, self-contained organizations Build a campaign-quality Army with joint and expeditionary capabilities now to provide relevant and ready landpower...

17 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep Planning for a Heavy BCT X Paladin / FAASV M113 FoV Bradley FoV Abrams Type Location Battle Losses Test Facility Veh TRADOC In the Motor Pool BCT / ORF 58 / / / 4 16 / 1 Total Per BCT

18 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep Army of Excellence vs Modular Mechanized Infantry Brigade I I II HHC BTB II I I I I E I HHC I I HHB I HHT X Heavy Brigade Combat Team I II HHC I X I MI II E I Divisional T/O Spt Div UEx Equiv BDE BCT Abrams45252 Bradley IFV BFIST9 M113 FOV Paladin/FAASV1957 Abrams60240 Bradley IFV Bradley CFV30 BFIST12 ODS-E19 M113 FOV Paladin/FAASV1768

19 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep Projected Distribution of HBCT Combat Power BASED ON CURRENT FUNDING EXECUTABLE Current Program of Record BASED ON ARFORGEN MODEL SUPPORTS PURE FLEET GOAL Moving Towards… 20XX AIM-ODS SEP-A3 HA-A XX SEP A3 AIM ODS 2005 SEP A3 AIM ODS FCS Fielding = 1 HBCT/Year Goal: Two Variant Mixes M1A2 SEP & M2A3 M1A1 AIM & M2A2 ODS FCS SEP A3 SEP A3

20 Sustainment

21 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep Sustainment Goals 1.Improve Operational Readiness 2.Reduce O and S Costs X.Manage Obsolescence X.Provide Base for Modernization X.Tech Insertion (Align with FCS) X. Maintain Fleet Age

22 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep Sustainment Reconstitution: Restores vehicles to 10/20 status within specified period Conducted in Unit Motor Pool with Soldier Labor RESET (Motor Pool): Restores vehicles w/in Reset period (180 Days and 90%) Includes Delayed Desert Damage Includes some Lessons Learned Contract labor (QA/QC) National Level RESET: Includes Depot and OEM partnership Includes Turret – Hull separation Overhaul Engine, Transmission and Final Drives Recapitalization: Restores service life to 0 hours and 0 miles Improves Reliability and Maintainability

23 M odernization

24 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep March 11, 2003 “SUBJECT: Fiscal Year 2003 (FY03) Termination Plans for Abrams SEP and Bradley A3 Programs ………... Please prepare and submit individual termination plans for approval.”

25 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep Modernization Maintain Combat Overmatch Improve Survivability Improve Lethality Improve Power Management Upgrade Electronics Integrate SoS Common Operating Environment (SOSCOE) Implement Common Logistic Operating Environment (CLOE) TUSK TIGER Engine (AGT 1500) 2 nd Gen FLIR FBCB2 Digital Architecture Urban Combat Kit Improved Transmission 2 nd Gen FLIR FBCB2 Digital Architecture Upgrade Power Train T-150 Track AoA Provisions Transmission Vehicle Intercom System Digital Fire Control Modular Charge System Excalibur Auxilary Power Unit FS3 Sensor Integration

26 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep Long Term Modernization Objectives Compliment, Enable and Leverage FCS Spinouts Reduce O&S Costs Vehicle Electronics Improved Crew Survivability Manage Obsolescence Common Logistics Operating Environment Unit Identification Device Current Force Requirements Sustain Modernize Synchronize with FCS

27 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep Summary PM Combat Systems is the LCM for HBCT The HBCT is an integral part of Transformation both Near and Long Term M2A3 and M1A2 Represent the EBCT Platforms for FCS Spinouts 1-4 Transformation must include a Current Force Modernization Strategy that Compliments FCS

28 18 Sep 05 BRIEFINGS\TARDEC Brief 19 Sep 05 28


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